Edmonton, Greater London (On-site)
Contract, 2 years with the possibility of extension, Full-time
Job description

This is an innovative new service in Enfield integrating the expertise, skills and knowledge of the network with NHS Mental Health services, the purpose of the role is to provide peer led psycho-social support to clients, working within specialist Mental Health teams and the VCS delivery partners. This role will also serve to enhance the work of the MH teams and other practitioners within the service, to ensure it remains client focused, recovery informed, and embedded with experience led practice.

The role will carry an active caseload, working with clients to determine their recovery needs, one – to one peer support and identifying resources available within the community, providing expert advice and support, facilitating recovery focused peer support groups, and contributing to the development of new community resources. You will also work closely with carers/family members to enable clients to continue their recovery journey in the community.

Successful candidates will have an understanding of the issues and concerns of mental health service users and practical knowledge of recovery along with experience of using secondary care services. Experience of being in a supportive and enabling role using a range of recovery tools and techniques.

This role will be working as part of a partnership of Mind in Enfield & Barnet, Alpha Care Specialists and Enfield Saheli. For this post you will be employed by Alpha Care Specialists.

More about Alpha Care Specialists

Alpha Care Specialists is a registered Charity based in the London Borough of Enfield and has been in operation for over 20 years (Formal... Read more

Posted on: 23 September 2021
Closed date: 14 October 2021 at 23:59
Job ref: PP01
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner

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